Friday, February 21, 2014

Indian Vegetable Puff or Egg Puff

To make Puff I use Pepperfarm Pastry Puff sheets,  which is available in most of the grocery shops in USA.   Pepperfarm Pastry Puff sheets are available in frozen section.  Before using pastry sheets follow the direction to thaw the Pastry Puff sheets.  And for baking follow the direction on the package.

Mix Vegetable Puff:

Ingredients:
Chopped Beans - 1/2 cup
Chopped Carrot - 1/2 cup
Chopped Cauliflower- 1/2 cup
Peas - 1/2 cup
Chopped Onion - 1/4 cup
Ginger garlic paste - 1ts
Garam Masala - 1/2 tsp
Salt to taste

Seasoning:
Oil - 2tsp
Jeera /Cumin seeds - 1/2tsp

Method:
  1. Prepare seasoning in a pan and add onion and ginger garlic paste.
  2. When onion gets tender add all vegetable and cook until vegetables get tender.
  3. Mix salt and garam masala and cook for a minute.
  4. Place pastry sheet on a chopping board or plate and divide in to 9 pieces(I prefer making 9 pieces from a pastry sheets).
  5. On each pastry sheet place 2sp of mix vegetable curry and fold it into half or can be folded into diagonally to make triangle shape.
  6. while filling pastry sheets preheat oven to 400 degree
  7. On a cookie sheet or on baking tray spray cooking oil and arrange curry filled pastry next to each other with 3inch gap. 
  8. When oven is preheated bake pastry for 15 min and if needed turn around and bake it again for 15 to 20 min. 



Egg Puff:

Ingredients:
Egg - 4
Onion - 1
Ginger Garlic paste - 1/2tsp
Garam masala - 1/2 tsp

Seasoning:
Oil - 2tsp
Jeera /Cumin seeds - 1/2tsp

Method:
  1. Boil egg for 10 to 15 minute or until it is completely cooked.  Peal egg skin and cut into 4 pieces. 
  2. Prepare seasoning in a pan and add onion(Chop onion into length wise) and ginger garlic paste.
  3. When onion gets tender add  salt and garam masala and cook for a minute.
  4. Place pastry sheet on a chopping board or plate and divide in to 9 pieces(I prefer making 9 pieces from a pastry sheets).
  5. On each pastry sheet place 2 to 3 string of onion masala and 1/4 piece of egg and fold it into half or can be folded into diagonally to make triangle shape.
  6. while filling pastry sheets preheat oven to 400 degree
  7. On a cookie sheet or on baking tray spray cooking oil and arrange curry filled pastry next to each other with 3inch gap. 
  8. When oven is preheated bake pastry for 15 min and if needed turn around and bake it again for 15 to 20 min. 

Serve hot with Ketchup